Get a licence to interfere with badger setts during development work.
Use this application form to apply for a licence to interfere with badger setts during development work. The licence covers housing developments, the construction of pipelines and the building of new fences.
Apply for this licence
To apply for this licence, complete the licence application form and send it to Natural England at the address provided. You’ll need to state clearly on your application how the proposed development work will interfere with the badger setts and how any mitigation work will be carried out.
How to report your actions
You must send a report of all the actions taken under the licence to Natural England within 2 weeks of its expiry date. Send your report using the form provided above.